[200q20v] Re: [urq] What rotors with G60 Calipers - Ugly - NOT!

Bill Bennett quattro at europa.com
Sun Feb 4 22:39:47 EST 2001

Guess I better get the nomex suit out here, but I thought the boob  inching
forward in rush hour traffic was in a ford Exsploder(sp intended) with a
cell phone, and a latte, not some one with an Audi and bad brakes, geeze,
may the Audi fates help us all
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Miller" <mikemilr at blackfoot.net>
To: "Bill Bennett" <quattro at europa.com>; <gpowell at ennovatenetworks.com>
Cc: <200q20v at audifans.com>
Sent: Saturday, February 03, 2001 1:27 AM
Subject: Re: [200q20v] Re: [urq] What rotors with G60 Calipers - Ugly - NOT!

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bill Bennett" <quattro at europa.com>
> Subject: [200q20v] Re: [urq] What rotors with G60 Calipers - Ugly - NOT!
> > Glen, the UFO rotor is not ugly, it is just unique, and does not last an
> > appropiate service length on a type 44 chassis, heavier car. I am happy
> > has worked for you in the lighter type 85 chassis, did you have to build
> an
> > adapter to fit the caliper mounting points or was it a bolt in
> installation?
> > Best Regards, Bill
> Guess I have to disagree here. I have UFOs that have about 100k on them.
> They do occasionally warp and are easy to fix. I do believe that driving
> technique has a lot to do with being able to get long life with UFOs.
> Holding the brake pedal down after stopping will naturally cause a hot
> and warpage - inching forward at stop lites. etc to prevent the pads from
> being held in the same spot against a hot rotor and causing uneven cooling
> will greatly lengthen their life. I will say that most of my driving is
> city type and I can get about 40-50k on a set of stock pads. I've owned my
> car for about 5 yrs and am on the same set of UFO's - records indicate
> were replaced at about 35k miles - I bought the car at about 70k miles.
> mike miller
> UFO'ing it in Montana

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